Stanford Management Company in 2017: Venture Capital and Other Asset Allocation

Stanford Management Company in 2017: Venture Capital and Other Asset Allocation

By
John Glynn, Cameron Lehman
2018|Case No.SM294| Length 8 pgs.

Greg Milani, Senior Managing Director of the Stanford Management Company, considers how much of Stanford’s $27 billion endowment to allocate to early stage capital, taking into account the various pro’s and con’s of that allocation.

Learning Objective

Understand more about the venture capital, asset allocation, mean variance optimization, what makes a good venture partner, and how to manage large funds from an executive’s perspective.

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